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Occurred : 12/31/2012 23:32 (Entered as : 12/31/2012 23:32)
Reported: 1/14/2013 7:06:56 PM 19:06
Posted: 2/4/2013
Location: Tampa, FL
Shape: Diamond
Duration:4 minutes
ON 12/31/2012 AT 23:32 LOW FLYING UFO STOPPED IN MID AIR OVER TAMPA,FL. THEN VANISHED!

ON NEW YEARS EVE I WALK INTO MY BACK YARD AT 23:32, AS IT SOUNDED LIKE A WAR ZONE. I SAW FIRE WORKS IN THE NIGHT SKY. THE SHY WAS PARTLY CLOUDY TOWARDS THE SOUTH SKY AND CLEAR TOWARDS THE NORTH SKY. TOWARDS THE SOUTH SKY I NOTICE A RED LIGHT TRAVELING FROM SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS THE SKY. AT FIRST I THOUGHT IT WAS JUST A FIRE WORK GETTING READY TO EXPLODE, AS ALL THE OTHERS DID. HOWEVER, AS I KEPT MY SIGHT ON THE RED LIGHT, IT DID NOT EXPLODE. INSTEAD THE LIGHT TRAVELED SLOWLY ACROSS THE NIGHT SKY. AS IT FLEW CLOSER I SAW A CRAFT WITH THREE RED LIGHTS THAT WERE NOT FLASHING. AS IT TRAVELED JUST BELOW CLOUD LEVEL, THE LIGHTS LITE UP THE CLOUD ABOVE IT WITH A RED GLOW. I RAN IN THE OFFICE TO GRAB MY BINOCULARS (8X42). WITHIN 30 SECONDS I RETURNED TO MY BACK YARD, THE CRAFT WAS STILL FLYING SLOWLY ACROSS THE SKY AND WAS STILL UNDER THE CLOUD. SO I STARTED VEIWING IT WITH MY BINOCULARS AND CLEARLY SAW THREE RED LIGHTS, ONE ON THE TOP CENTER, AND ONE ON FRONT AND B! ACK. THE CRAFT APPEARED TO HAVE A GRAY METAL COLOR. ONCE IT WAS NO LONGER UNDER THE CLOUD THE SKY BACKGROUND WAS A CLEAR STAR LITE SKY. THE CRAFT LOOKED TO BE ABOUT 1000 FEET UP IN THE AIR AS IT TRAVELED NORTH A SHORT DISTANCE THEN CAME TO A COMPLETE STOP. THERE WAS NOT ANY NOISE COMING FROM THE CRAFT. IT STOPPED IN MID AIR FOR ABOUT 20 SECONDS. THEN THE CRAFT TOOK OFF FLYING FROM A DEAD STOP, TO A VERY HIGH RATE OF SPEED AT ABOUT A 45 DEGREE ANGLE TOWARD THE NORTHWEST SKY DIRECTION. THE CRAFT TRAVELED SO FAST THAT IT'S RED LIGHTS VANISHED INTO THE STAR LITE SKY IN UNDER 10 SECONDS.